CUJ goes digital; J&K Bank launches multi function Campus Card for students | Education
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CUJ goes digital; J&K Bank launches multi function Campus Card for students | Education

 

CUJ goes digital; J&K Bank launches multi function Campus Card for students | Education

Published on :16 Sep,2017 By :- UNT News Desk



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Jammu:Chairman and CEO J&K Bank Parvez Ahmed on Thursday unveiled the multi function Campus Card for students at Central University of Jammu in presence of Prof Ashok Aima, Vice Chancellor CUJ and others.

The Unique and first of its kind in J&K State, Co Branded Card of JK Bank and Central University is a chip based combo card which operates both as a Debit card and a Smart card. These types of cards are used globally in some educational institutions for multiple purposes such as Student ID card, Debit card and integrated access and attendance card.

Speaking on the occasion, Chairman Parvez Ahmed said, "We at JK Bank share the thought process of Cross Pollination of resources of the Industry and academia and are always ready to walk the proverbial extra mile to act as a catalyst in the development of the society especially in J&K State. We are seized of our responsibility not only to grow but also grow the market by creating an environment of business development by introducing the industry best practices in the State of Jammu and Kashmir," he said and added that design and launch of Smart Campus Card on the request of the Vice Chancellor CUJ is a perfect example of collaboration which has created this unique product arguable the first of its kind in J&K.

Advising the students to dream big and use failure as launch pad for achieving excellence, the J&K Bank CEO quoted the examples of multi billion dollar companies like Google, Facebook and Snapdeal, which were conceived and set up by the promoter young men in the dormitories of the universities after failing to excel in academics.

The CUJ Vice Chancellor Prof Ashok Aima said that the professional work ethics, leveraging of technology for business and responsible corporate citizen behavior are the hallmark of transformation of J&K Bank into a world class company.

Later, on the request of Vice Chancellor, the Chairman and CEO JK Bank announced instituting a JK Bank Gold Medal for Male and Female overall toppers of the Central University of Jammu besides Setting up an interdisciplinary JK Bank Research Professor Chair for Start Ups and Entrepreneurship to harness the synergies that are likely to emerge due to complementary organizational goals and competencies that can benefit the region with its largely rural economy. The Chairman and CEO also announced an ambulance for the benefit of the students of the Central University from the Bank's CSR Funds. "The request of the Vice Chancellor for providing direct recruitment to toppers of various disciplines will also be suitably examined," said the CEO.

S S Sehgal, Executive president JK Bank; Prof Devanand, Dean Student Welfare; Dr Ravi Kumar, Registrar; Dr Dinesh Pandya, Professor Incharge IIT Jammu and students of Central University of Jammu were present on the occasion.



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